Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
of a lighter note, the extraordinary new bionic body suit technology, making miracles for people who never thought they would walk again. we're going to hear from these people. their stories are extraordinary. >> that's true. >>> and we congratulate our good friend, sam champion, who got married yesterday to rubem robierb. a small ceremony in sam's manhattan apartment. all of his "gma" pals were there. robin, still recovering from her bone marrow transplant, looking beautiful in red. lara and josh were there, as well. sam champion, a married man. >> that's great. >>> and in honor of sam champion, we're going to lead with the weather this morning. we're going to start with the snow and ice and wind creating holiday travel tribulations, including for our own meteorologist, ginger zee, who had a rough ride getting from iowa to chicago. ginger, good morning to you. are you okay? >> yeah, dan. we finally made it. and i've got to tell you, that was a formidable trip. i don't need to do it anytime again soon. i think a lot of folks are feeling me, too. here at o'hare, busy. but running smoothly.
Dec 24, 2012 3:00pm PST
? and a technology suite with bluetooth, navigation and other handy stuff? yeahthat would be cool. introducing the all-new nissan sentra. it's our most innovative sentra ever. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $169-per-month lease on a 2013 nissan sentra. ♪ ♪ >> doug: many of you are travelling over the holidays to see friends and family. for the men and women in uniform lucky enough to head home, well deserved break from rigors of duty. john roberts looks at the emotional reunions and first class treatment for troops travels through atlanta's airport. >> first buses arrived before 3:00 the basic training almost complete. each focused on single mission. >> where are you headed? >> go to san diego. >> in all, more than 4,000 of them. supreme challenge for the busiest narrate world. operation that called for military precision. >> we appreciate everything you do. >> help of employees who volunteer for midnight duty. >> i see the young men coming through. i think of my own family. i think of what they are putting at stake. feel proud. >> for many of the soldiers the basic training i
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
missile technology. south korean officials say they analyzed parts of the first stage rocket and determined it had a range of more than 6200 miles theoretically putting the u.s. west coast in its range. meanwhile pongyang claims the south is trying to engage in psychological warfare by lighting a giant steel christmas tree close to the border. many in north korea associate christianity with foreign interference. heather: this christmas don't be surprised if you happen to unwrap more than a few gifts with the words, made in america, on the inside. online retailers selling only american-made goods are more popular than ever. this holiday season they are seeing sales spike. william la jeunesse has this story for us live from los angeles. so, william, will we be seeing more, red, white and blue than red and green tonight? >> not yet, heather. things are looking up in the u.s. but we're not going to replace all the low-skilled manufacturing jobs that went to china right away, but, there are a lot of these sites, dozens of shopping sites, dedicated to products specifically made and
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
the weather is causing. >> and how a man is using technology to fight the nra's plan to put armed police in schools. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. on any new volkswagen. >>> heavy nonstop rain creates dangerous driving conditions in the bay area. we will tell you about the road closures and some of the accidents. >>> and the weather is also having an impact on people arriving and leaving the bay area on planes. we're tracking the current conditions at local airports. >> bay area families are not letting the weather stop them from giving their children a happy holiday. the big toy give away just now getting under way. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, december 22. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mi